France plans to keep growing women’s game after World Cup disappointment

France plans to keep growing women’s game after World Cup disappointment

France faces the challenge of continuing to develop women's football after the bitter disappointment of elimination from the World Cup by the United States.

Parents banned from naming child after France’s World Cup stars

Parents banned from naming child after France’s World Cup stars

French ambassador to US rows with TV host over ‘African-ness’ of World Cup team

French ambassador to US rows with TV host over ‘African-ness’ of World Cup team

France fans sentenced for World Cup robberies, violence

France fans sentenced for World Cup robberies, violence

Paris police urge women to report World Cup sexual assaults

Paris police urge women to report World Cup sexual assaults

‘Africa won the World Cup?’: French players (and Obama) have final word

‘Africa won the World Cup?’: French players (and Obama) have final word

France’s World Cup win can’t hide underlying tensions over race and class
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France’s World Cup win can’t hide underlying tensions over race and class

In Pictures: France’s World Cup winners given heroes’ welcome in Paris

In Pictures: France’s World Cup winners given heroes’ welcome in Paris

World Cup parade: Champs-Élysées stores and cafés board up windows over vandalism fears

World Cup parade: Champs-Élysées stores and cafés board up windows over vandalism fears

Victory parade: When do France’s World Cup heroes arrive in Paris?

Victory parade: When do France’s World Cup heroes arrive in Paris?

Paris renames Metro stations to honour World Cup win

Paris renames Metro stations to honour World Cup win

Looters, violence and road accidents tarnish French World Cup party

Looters, violence and road accidents tarnish French World Cup party

In Pictures: Emblematic Champs Elysées hosts enormous World Cup party

In Pictures: Emblematic Champs Elysées hosts enormous World Cup party

‘Merci, you did it’: Macron revels in France’s World Cup triumph

‘Merci, you did it’: Macron revels in France’s World Cup triumph

‘We won!’: France erupts in joy after World Cup final win

‘We won!’: France erupts in joy after World Cup final win

Three things we learned from France’s World Cup final win

Three things we learned from France’s World Cup final win

France are World Cup champions after victory in Moscow final

France are World Cup champions after victory in Moscow final

‘Winning World Cup would unite France, if just for a short while’

‘Winning World Cup would unite France, if just for a short while’

Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’

Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’

The best places to watch the World Cup final around France (if you want atmosphere)

The best places to watch the World Cup final around France (if you want atmosphere)

France to deploy 110,000 police officers for Bastille Day and World Cup final

France to deploy 110,000 police officers for Bastille Day and World Cup final

Macron, Putin to mix football and diplomacy at World Cup final

Macron, Putin to mix football and diplomacy at World Cup final

‘We’re ready for France’: Croatia confident after reaching World Cup final

‘We’re ready for France’: Croatia confident after reaching World Cup final

If France wins the World Cup what does the country really stand to gain?
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If France wins the World Cup what does the country really stand to gain?

Boys from the banlieues: France football team ignites dreams in gritty estates

Boys from the banlieues: France football team ignites dreams in gritty estates

‘Vive la France!’: Deja vu as euphoric French fans party like it’s 1998

‘Vive la France!’: Deja vu as euphoric French fans party like it’s 1998

In Pictures: France goes wild as Les Bleus reach World Cup final

In Pictures: France goes wild as Les Bleus reach World Cup final

France beat Belgium 1-0 to book place in World Cup final

France beat Belgium 1-0 to book place in World Cup final

France ruffled by Thierry Henry’s presence among Belgian ranks

France ruffled by Thierry Henry’s presence among Belgian ranks

Belgium: The country the French love to mock (and vice versa)

Belgium: The country the French love to mock (and vice versa)

France beat Messi’s Argentina 4-3 to reach World Cup quarter-finals

France beat Messi’s Argentina 4-3 to reach World Cup quarter-finals

An essential guide to the French World Cup team, fans and chants (even if you don’t like football)

An essential guide to the French World Cup team, fans and chants (even if you don’t like football)

France bans ‘big screen’ zones for World Cup over terror fears

France bans ‘big screen’ zones for World Cup over terror fears

French minister blasts racist Russian chants against France’s black players

French minister blasts racist Russian chants against France’s black players

France wins bid to host Rugby World Cup in 2023

France wins bid to host Rugby World Cup in 2023

‘Allez putain!’: The French lingo and songs you’ll need for the World Cup final

‘Allez putain!’: The French lingo and songs you’ll need for the World Cup final

Colombia upset France at Women’s World Cup

Colombia upset France at Women’s World Cup

Newcastle sign French international Cabella

Newcastle sign French international Cabella

France exit World Cup after 1-0 loss to Germany

France exit World Cup after 1-0 loss to Germany

France v Germany: Who should we neutrals back?

France v Germany: Who should we neutrals back?

France v Germany: Les Bleus dare to dream

France v Germany: Les Bleus dare to dream

France vs Germany: Seven German players ill

France vs Germany: Seven German players ill

VIDEO: When a German ‘flattened a Frenchman’

VIDEO: When a German ‘flattened a Frenchman’

Ten reasons why France is better than Germany

Ten reasons why France is better than Germany

In Pictures: French fans celebrate Nigeria win

In Pictures: French fans celebrate Nigeria win

‘We can’t stop now’: Les Bleus focus on Germany

‘We can’t stop now’: Les Bleus focus on Germany

France v Nigeria: The omens are with Les Bleus

France v Nigeria: The omens are with Les Bleus

Jubilant Algeria fans take over Champs-Elysées

Jubilant Algeria fans take over Champs-Elysées

French WAGs turn out to see Les Bleus qualify

French WAGs turn out to see Les Bleus qualify

France top group after draw with Ecuador

France top group after draw with Ecuador

Fake World Cup trophies seized at Paris airport

Fake World Cup trophies seized at Paris airport

France vow to go for the win against Ecuador

France vow to go for the win against Ecuador

Confident France aim to make the Swiss roll

Confident France aim to make the Swiss roll

French cop ‘tries to bribe Brazilian police’

French cop ‘tries to bribe Brazilian police’

History made as France beat Honduras 3-0

History made as France beat Honduras 3-0

Should expats support France at the World Cup?

Should expats support France at the World Cup?

Ten bars in Paris to watch the World Cup

Ten bars in Paris to watch the World Cup

Paris to erect big screen for France – Nigeria clash

Paris to erect big screen for France – Nigeria clash

France arrive in Brazil ahead of World Cup

France arrive in Brazil ahead of World Cup

Benzema scores twice in France-Jamaica friendly

Benzema scores twice in France-Jamaica friendly

Injury forces France’s Ribery out of World Cup

Injury forces France’s Ribery out of World Cup

World Cup: ‘Hungry’ France thrash Norway 4-0

World Cup: ‘Hungry’ France thrash Norway 4-0

French football chiefs to sue over ‘f**k France’ rant

French football chiefs to sue over ‘f**k France’ rant

French team to be spared World Cup sex ban

French team to be spared World Cup sex ban

France World Cup squad named: Nasri left out

France World Cup squad named: Nasri left out

France impress in win over Netherlands

France impress in win over Netherlands

Kiwis demolish France in rugby league World Cup

Kiwis demolish France in rugby league World Cup

France to face Ukraine in World Cup play-off

France to face Ukraine in World Cup play-off

France await World Cup play-off fate

France await World Cup play-off fate

France fear Portugal tie in World Cup play-offs

France fear Portugal tie in World Cup play-offs

Les Bleus in strife: ‘Idiot’ fans vs ‘stupid’ players

Les Bleus in strife: ‘Idiot’ fans vs ‘stupid’ players

France end goal drought to beat Belarus

France end goal drought to beat Belarus

France in desperate need of a win, or even a goal

France in desperate need of a win, or even a goal

Goal-shy France under pressure to beat Georgia

Goal-shy France under pressure to beat Georgia

Depardieu slams government on Paris visit

Depardieu slams government on Paris visit

Classy France down Georgia

Classy France down Georgia

Zidane ‘never apologized’ for headbutt: Materazzi

Zidane ‘never apologized’ for headbutt: Materazzi

Zidane gets bronze headbutt statue

Zidane gets bronze headbutt statue